COVID-19: 785 more test positive in Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh recorded 785 new COVID-19 cases, taking the state-wide infection count to 24,095 on Tuesday, while 18 more patients succumbed to the disease, health department officials said.
With 18 more people succumbing to the viral infection on Tuesday, the death count went up to 756, they said.
Of them, four fatalities each were reported from Bhopal and Indore, while one each patient died in Morena, Jabalpur, Sagar, Ratlam, Dhar, Barwani, Datia, Hoshangabad, Jhabua and Guna, the officials said.
Among the new cases, the highest 149 cases were reported from Bhopal, followed by 72 in Raisen, 70 in Indore, 62 in Morena and 49 in Gwalior, they said.
Also, a total of 573 persons were discharged from hospitals on Tuesday, taking the number of recoveries to 16,257, the officials said.
The number of cases in Indore, the worst-hit district in the state, rose by 70 to 6,225, while the death count increased to 299, a state health department bulletin said.